August 16, 2016 – Jeff Fannell & Associates is pleased to announce that it has signed University of Maryland Assistant Soccer Coach, Scott Buete as a client. JFA will represent Scott in all areas of contract negotiation, marketing, and endorsements.
“We are excited for the opportunity to represent Scott,” said JFA senior associate Kap Misir. “Among the nation’s collegiate soccer coaches, we believe Scott is a rising star.”
Scott is in his third year as the assistant coach for the Maryland Terrapins, which is widely regarded as one of the top Division-1 soccer programs in the country. In 2014, the Terps advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament; last year, they advanced to the Elite Eight. They enter this year ranked No. 4 in the pre-season coaches’ poll and are expected to be in the running to capture the NCAA national title.
A graduate of the University, Scott played five years for the Terps (1999-2003), the last three serving as team captain. In 2002, Scott led Maryland to the ACC Tournament title. In his senior year, he was named NSCAA First Team All-American, and was selected to the All-ACC First Team and the ACC All-Tournament Team. Scott finished his collegiate career as the school’s third all-time leader in career assists.
After graduating from Maryland, Scott was selected 9th overall by the Chicago Fire in the 2004 MLS SuperDraft. Over the course of his seven-year professional career, Scott also played for teams in the United States Soccer League and the Major Indoor Soccer League. Since returning to Maryland in 2014 as the assistant coach, the school has captured back-to-back Big 10 conference championships in the first two seasons following its withdrawal from the ACC.
JFA provides an array of services to professional athletes, sports agents and coaches, in the areas of contract negotiation, market analysis, publicity and endorsements, and alternative dispute resolution. JFA also serves as a labor relations consultant to the Major League Baseball Players Association.
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